In one of the most pointed, sweeping and personal public conversations about Chris Hedges’ life and work yet, Bill Moyers speaks with the journalist after the release of “Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt,” the book Hedges co-authored with fellow reporter and artist Joe Sacco.
The 50-minute conversation is followed by a segment on Sacco, who talks about the thinking and experiences that moved him to become a “comics journalist.”
Excellent View From Nassim Taleb on Bloomberg TV. He knows what he is talking about.
Oct. 18 (Bloomberg) — Nassim Taleb, author of “The Black Swan” and a New York University professor, discusses the “Occupy Wall Street” protest and his view of the global banking system. Taleb, speaking with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television’s “InsideTrack,” also discusses the need to apply the principles of “Hammurabi’s Code” to the banking system. Continue reading →
October 15th, 2011, members of 99% arrested at Citibank, NYC while trying to close their accounts
**Message from Hartford to Wall Street:
This is unbelievable. Citibank now beats up their customers and then arrests them. Now that’s customer service & consumer rights in a nutshell!
Shame on you NYC Police, Mayor Bloomberg, Police Chief Kelly. You are crazy and all of you should go to jail for your crimes against the 99%. You will see your day come if you don’t see the light. Karma has the bite of a tiger and the memory of an elephant.
You need to stand down immediately and let this movement be free to assemble and develop taking its course; unless you are not about Democracy or about our Republic of, by and for WE THE PEOPLE. What could you all possibly be thinking?
Since Citibank now beats up their customers and then arrests them. Now that’s customer service! Please consider TAKING YOUR MONEY OUT NOW!
SEE THE POWER YOU HAVE FROM WITHIN YOUR POCKETBOOK AND ACTIVATE AND ENGAGE YOUR ABILITY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE! IT FEELS SO GOOD
Keith and Matt Taibbi, “Countdown” contributor and editor at Rolling Stone, discuss his recent op-ed for the magazine that outlined his proposed list of demands for the Occupy Wall Street protesters. http://current.com/shows/countdown/
1. Break up the monopolies
2. Pay for your own bailouts.
3. No money for private lobbying
4. Tax hedge-fund gambers
5. Change the way bankers get paid.
Matt Taibbi & Bill Maher Great Clip
“Goldman Sachs the worlds most powerful investment bank is a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money!”
“With democracy in crisis, a true grassroots movement pointing out the flaws in our system is the first step in the right direction. Count me among those supporting and cheering on the OccupyWall Street movement.”
Thank you Al for doing the right thing and saying what needs to be said!
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